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Blunt Objects: Not Another Quirky Nanos Poll….

I’m getting a bit sick of these odd Nanos polls which end up dropping the NDP lower than they should be and the Liberals higher than they should be.

The topline numbers are 35.7% Con, 27.6% Lib, 25.2% NDP, 5.6% Bloc, 4.5% Grn. While one could accept the Liberal result because it’s more-or-less within a . . . → Read More: Blunt Objects: Not Another Quirky Nanos Poll….

Blunt Objects: Voodoo Polls Cont’d

Since last post, Abacus Data has come out with a new poll that gives the opposite of what Nik Nanos is showing, with a healthy second place position for the New Democrats, well ahead of the Liberals.

Abacus’ numbers are 40-31-18, compared to Nanos’ 35.6-27.3-28.1 the other week that I wrote about here which we . . . → Read More: Blunt Objects: Voodoo Polls Cont’d

Blunt Objects: Someone’s Pushpolling Against the BC Liberals…

This ironically titled “Integrity BC” poll done by Oracle Research (they did all those riding-by-riding polls for Project Democracy) is just so overtly a push poll it hurts.

First, we have this question:“In May this year Christy Clark ran in a by-election in Vancouver-Point Grey but did not attend any all candidates’ meetings saying that . . . → Read More: Blunt Objects: Someone’s Pushpolling Against the BC Liberals…

Blunt Objects: Nanos = Voodoo Poll?

I have huge respect for Nik Nanos and his firm, but this recent poll is just a bit much, even for a die-hard Liberal:

Con – 35.6% (-1.1%)Lib – 28.1% (+4.7%)NDP – 27.3% (-2.7%) So, somehow the Liberals have managed to claw their way back up to second place in the popular vote (though really, . . . → Read More: Blunt Objects: Nanos = Voodoo Poll?

Blunt Objects: First Post-Three-Peat Poll

Ontario News Watch has an Innovative Research poll that puts all parties within statistical margin of errors of the October 6th result, but Dalton McGuinty’s Liberals have edged up ever so slightly, from the 37.6% of the election to 39%. The Hudak PCs … . . . → Read More: Blunt Objects: First Post-Three-Peat Poll